verse beg. Aibhind sin, a Ériu ard

  • Late Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
Long poem attributed in various manuscript copies to Gilla na Náem Úa Duinn.
First words (verse)
  • Aibhind sin, a Ériu ard
Ascribed to: Gilla na Náem Úa DuinnÚa Duinn (Gilla na Náem)
(d. c. 1160)
Gilla na Náem Úa Duinn
Irish scholar and poet who was attached to the monastery of Inis Clothrann, now Inchcleraun (Island), in Lough Ree.
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  • Late Middle Irish
  • Middle Irish?
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Textual relationships
Referred to in Roderic O'Flaherty's Ogygia seu rerum Hibernicarum chronologia (1685).


Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry


Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

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Secondary sources (select)

Bhreathnach, Edel, “Two contributors to the Book of Leinster: Bishop Finn of Kildare and Gilla na Náem Úa Duinn”, in: Michael Richter, and Jean-Michel Picard (eds), Ogma: essays in Celtic studies in honour of Próinséas Ní Chatháin, Dublin: Four Courts, 2002. 105–111.
Dennis Groenewegen
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January 2018, last updated: April 2021